Three and a half years, some rapes, beatings and a forced abortion later...

lourdes-afiuni…it looks like Judge María Lourdes Afiuni will be released later on this morning.

Calling what happened to this woman a “detention” amounts to lexical complicity in an ugly, ugly crime. In effect, she was kidnapped. By the police and the courts, yes, but kidnapped just the same.

In classic Luisa Ortega Diaz fashion, the blackest mark on chavismo’s human rights record ends not with a bang but with a tweet.